Youth, supporters rally to advocate closure of SF juvenile hall

People gather around a banner at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Shamann Walton speaks alongside supervisors Matt Haney, Sandra Lee Fewer and Hillary Ronen at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A young woman carries a sign at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A man carries a sign taped to his backpack at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A woman carries a sign at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A woman carries a sign while recording on her phone at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Supporters hold banners at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A woman carries a sign at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A young man holds a sign while recording on his phone at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Chesa Boudin, a Deputy Public Defender and candidate for San Francisco District Attorney, holds a sign at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A woman carries a sign at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A crowd gathers at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Crowd members raise their hands to acknowledge that they or someone they know have been impacted by juvenile hall at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A woman raises her fist while listening to a speaker at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Women carry signs while listening to a speaker at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Monica Ferrey cheers at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Supporters chant at a rally calling on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco Juvenile Hall outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Dozens of youth and supporters gathered on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 to call on elected leaders to shut down San Francisco’s juvenile hall facility.

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